Vectors and projections

Learning objectives

  • Work with algebraic and geometric linear combinations
  • Work with dot product algebraically and geometrically
  • Compute projections of vectors

Before class

  • Read Hughes-Hallett sections 13.1-3.
  • Ponder Hughes-Hallett problems: 13.1: 1, 5, 12, 25, 31, 36, 37, 38, 41; 13.2: 1, 3, 5, 6, 18, 22, 24.; 13.3: 1, 7, 11, 15, 16, 32, 33, 35, 38, 47, (63 for a theoretical challenge).
  • Complete HW2 on WeBWork
  • Post to Piazza
  • Write solutions to problems 12.2: 27; 12.4: 18-20; Review (p680-681): 31-32  to turn in at the beginning of class.

In class